Course Description

Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care

University College Cork (UCC)

This module aims to develop the knowledge and skills of health care professionals in the management of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). Emphasis will be placed on developing a structured system of care which supports patients in managing their diabetes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This module will use current guidelines and evidence based practice in cardiovascular care as a basis for theoretical and practical lessons and will cover the main subdivisions of CVD problems that are diagnosed and managed in the primary care setting. The six units will be delivered as a distance learning module on Blackboard. There will also be two workshop days covering practical skills in CVD management.

Course Code GP5101
College Name University College Cork (UCC)
Course Category Health Care, Healthcare
Course Location Cork, Ireland
Course Fee POA
Course Duration Attendance on 2 days plus 12 weeks online distance learning.
Entry Requirements The Department of General Practice Continuing Professional Development modules are open to registered health care professionals in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Allied Health care disciplines or applicants who hold a relevant primary degree.
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